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3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
6/19/2019
Job Category:
Pharmacy
Retail Pharmacy Technician Needed PRN Daphne
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US Oncology, Inc. | Daphne, AL
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Job Description

Position SummaryCoastal Pharmacy is seeking a PRN Certified Pharmacy Technician for our Daphne office. The Pharmacy hours are M-F 8-4 and this position is for 2-3 days a week as needed. Only technicians currently certified in the state of Alabama with minimum 3 years retail experience will be reviewed. The official job description is below.

SCOPE:

Under the supervision of a pharmacist, provide dispensing of oral drugs to oncology patients. This includes technical aspects of oral medication dispensing, record keeping and inventory control as well as helping with financial assistance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Verifies patient demographics, insurance information and prescription information.

* Processes prescription and bills insurance for payment.
* Coordinates the submission of prior authorizations.
* Coordinates completion of applications for financial assistance through cancer foundations and co-pay assistance for high dollar oral drugs.
* Labels prescriptions and ensures they are checked correctly by pharmacist on duty.
* Obtains patient's signature on all medications being dispensed.
* File and store prescriptions.
* File and maintain daily reports.
* Documents all interactions with the patient in the pharmacy record.
* Assists pharmacist with inventory management, including inventory receiving and shelving.
* Coordinates refills by completion of patient calls.
* Verifies patient shipping information and coordinates delivery of medications requiring signature.
* Troubleshoots insurance rejections or denials.
* Requests refills from providers via the clinic EMR.
* Creates dosing calendars for patient reference regarding administration of oral agents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum three to five years of experience in a retail pharmacy setting. Certified Pharmacy Technician certificate preferred. State Pharmacy Board registration required. Must be eligible for AL State Registration.

COMPETENCIES:

Uses Technical and Functional Experience: Possesses up to date knowledge of the profession and industry; is regarded as an expert in the technical/functional area; accesses and uses other expert resources when appropriate. Demonstrates Adaptability: Handles day to day work challenges confidently; is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change; shows resilience in the face of constraints, frustrations, or adversity; demonstrates flexibility. Uses Sound Judgment: Makes timely, cost effective and sound decisions; makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty. Commits to Quality: Emphasizes the need to deliver quality services; defines standards for quality and evaluated products, processes, and service against those standards; manages quality; improves efficiencies.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands of this job typically require full range of body motion including manual finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination and the ability to read and note appropriate measurements. Requires sitting/standing for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

WORK ENVIORMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential job functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the job duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to direct contact with patients with potential for exposure to toxic substances, and chemotherapeutic agents.

SUPERVISES:

N/A

SUPERVISED BY:

Pharmacist-In-Charge or Pharmacist serving as temporary leader in the absence of PIC

The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

About US Oncology, Inc.

US Oncology Holdings, Inc. (Holdings) is a national cancer care services company that conducts all of its business through US Oncology, Inc. and its subsidiaries. The Company provides its services through four operating segments; medical oncology services, cancer center services, pharmaceutical services and research/other services. It provides management services to practices under comprehensive services agreements in both its medical oncology and cancer center services segments. The Company has worked with local physician groups to enable affiliated practices to offer care to cancer patients in outpatient settings, including professional medical services, chemotherapy infusion, radiation oncology services, access to clinical trials, laboratory services, diagnostic radiology, pharmacy services and patient education. As of December 31, 2008, Holdings affiliated with 1,211 physicians operating in 456 locations, including 94 radiation oncology facilities, in 39 states. (Source: 10-K)